Waterford, Maine

• KBS sold to Minnesota    company for $10.5 million

• Cross Street Bridge closed

• state Finance Commissioner    Sawin Millet to retire

• OXBAR denies Howe tax    abatement appeal 4-0

• state orders cross street    bridge to be closed

• Waterford Historical    newsletter #57

• Fire levels pre-1880 home

• Town meeting photos

• Woodlawn Cemetery Assoc    asks town to take over

• 2013 Town REport

• 2013 Lake Water test results

• SAD 17 officials waiting    for state budget figures

• Pipeline seeks help avoiding    excavation, drilling damage

Bear Pond Survey results

Camp To Belong Maine at    Camp Wigwam

July 4th parade photos

Waterford on Wikipedia

McWain Pond News 2013

2013 crime report (pdf)

Maine House honors state's long-serving finance commissioner Millett

by Scott Thistle, State Politics editor Sun Journal April 15, 2014

AUGUSTA — Democrats and Republicans stood on the floor of the House of Representatives on Monday to speak fondly of state finance commissioner H. Sawin Millett Jr.  

Millett, 76, of Waterford is retiring as commissioner of the Department of Administration and Financial Services under Republican Gov. Paul LePage on May 30.

Sawin Millett retires
State Rep. Roger Reed, R-Carmel, left, shares a laugh with State Finance Commissioner Sawin Millett, center, and state Rep. Tom Winsor, R-Norway. Millett, of Waterford, announced his retirement and was lauded in speeches in the House on Monday (April 14) for his 55 years of service to the state as a government official and as a lawmaker. Joining him were members of his family and his wife, Barbara, who also received accolades for her years of support.

He was also a long-serving state lawmaker who became an expert on the state budget during his 55 years in public service.

"I can tell you that no one in the State House knows more about the workings of this state government, has a greater institutional memory or has a greater command of state finances than Sawin Millett," state Rep. Peggy Rotundo, D-Lewiston, said. "No one is smarter or more clever or has served the people of Maine with greater dedication."

Rotundo, the current House chair of the Legislature's budget-writing Appropriations Committee, said she served with Millett for more than nine years, including working with him on the committee when he was a lawmaker.

"Sawin has been a generous mentor to legislators who have work with him and that is an important part of the legacy he leaves behind him," Rotundo said.

 

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